Historic fashion exhibit opens at Southwest Virginia Museum Historical State Park
The Southwest Virginia Museum Historical State Park announces ”Big Fashion in a Small Town,” a new rotating exhibit featuring clothing from the museum’s collection including an art deco style shawl and beaded purse from the collection of Charmion Carter Mann, along with jewelry from Anne Phillips Taylor.
The “Big Fashion in a Small Town” exhibit will also showcase accessories, hats and shoes from the 19th and early 20th centuries. All of the clothing and accessories in this exhibit were donated by locals residents of Big Stone Gap and surrounding areas.
The exhibit is scheduled to open Friday, March 12 and run through Friday, September 25. The exhibit can be viewed on the second floor of the museum during normal operating hours: Tuesday through Thursday-10 a.m. until 4 p.m.; Saturday-10 a.m. until 5 p.m.; Sunday 1 p.m. until 5 p.m. Regular admission rates apply. Adults $5, Children 6-12 $3, under 6 free. Group rates are available.
For additional information about the “Big Fashion in a Small Town” exhibit, please call the Southwest Virginia Museum Historical State Park at 276-523-1322.
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